Quote of the day

A young Cuban man comments on the protestor who shouted “down with communism” at the pope’s mass and on the Cuban government in a televised interview (Via Café Fuerte – my translation):

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“It is true that he jumped the barricades and that is not right, but if the man submitted to the authorities, it wasn’t necessary to beat him. But this is what this regime is about. It is a regime based on that, on abuse, on shamefulness, and that is how they acted.”